A Complete View of Baltimore, with a Statistical Sketch, of all Commercial, Mercantile, Manufacturing, Literary, Scientific, and Religious Institutions and Establishments, in the Same, and in its Vicinity for Fifteen Miles Around... Derived from Personal Observation and Research ... to which Is added, a Detailed Statement of an Excursion on the Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road to the Point of Rocks ... and an Advertising Directory.
Baltimore: Samuel Young, 1833. First edition. Half Leather, hardcover. Duodecimo (small than standard). In a modern rebinding with a burgundy leather spine, gilt titling, and marbeled paper over boards. New enpapers. Includes the complete folded map of Baltimore backed with tissue paper at the time of rebinding Iimagine, with one tear in a crease at the center of the map above the "Power House". Stamped on title page, copyright page, and on map by a now defunct organization. Numerous check marks in pencil at margins, light foxing throughout, and dampstaining, primarily in the final third of the book at hinge. 166 p. w/ the afore-mentioned map, 4 illus., excursion diary, and directory. Uncommon and important early Baltimore and B&O railroad reference by late 18th c. French emigre Varle, with a sparce but useful map. Very good. Item #18939